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Snapchat announces new shows from Serena Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others

Snapchat just announced that it’s making shows with big names like Serena Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kevin Hart, as well as online stars like Emma Chamberlain, Loren Gray, Rickey Thompson, Baby Ariel and FaZe Banks.

Snapchat launched its original content efforts two years ago, and today it’s unveiling a new program called Creator Shows. As initially announced in the Hollywood Reporter, these will be first-person shows designed around individual creators.

For example,…

Emma Thompson calls out the absence of women hosts in American late night shows

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You might have spotted a rather conspicuous absence from America’s late-night show line-up. Women. 

Well, Emma Thompson — who plays a late night show host in new film Late Night — has something to say about it. 

Describing her character to Stephen Colbert — one of America’s many male late night hosts — Thompson said: “She’s a woman late-night talk show [host], so it’s basically science fiction.”

“Did you see the way I slipped that in, sneaky sneaky little political remark there…

Your biodegradable bag might not degrade as fast as you’d think, research shows

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A recent study by the University of Plymouth led by research fellow Imogen Napper shows that bags labelled as biodegradable can still carry five pounds of shopping three years after being discarded as litter. 

Professor Richard Thompson calls for “clearer policy and international standards to define what we mean when we say something is biodegradable.” Read more…

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Your biodegradable bag might not degrade as fast as you’d think, research shows

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A recent study by the University of Plymouth led by research fellow Imogen Napper shows that bags labelled as biodegradable can still carry five pounds of shopping three years after being discarded as litter. 

Professor Richard Thompson calls for “clearer policy and international standards to define what we mean when we say something is biodegradable.” Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Bag, Marine Pollution, Biodegradable, and Compostable

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler help Emma Thompson explain ‘mom speak’ on ‘SNL’

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Emma Thompson hosted Saturday Night Live’s Mother’s Day episode on May 11, and fellow moms Tina Fey and Amy Poehler made a cameo to help her explain “mom speak.”

“Sometimes it can be hard to decipher what our mothers are, in fact, saying,” Thompson explained. “They do speak in code.”

If your mom says she just wants to “relax in the backyard” this Mother’s Day? She wants to smoke weed. If she says you look tired? She thinks you look bad. And when she announces she’s heading off to book…

‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Avengers’ stars fight in an ‘SNL’ take on ‘Family Feud’

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Saturday Night Live‘s May 4 cold open was a gift. It kept the tired political humor to a bare minimum and focused instead on a different kind of armageddon: the entertainment-pocalypse that sees Game of Thrones and the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it coming to an end in the space of a single month.

This Avengers: Endgame vsGame of Thrones edition of Saturday Night Live‘s take on the Family Feud game show isn’t going to age well. Its jokes hang on very specific references that…

Chris Hemsworth’s birthday video message to Robert Downey Jr. is simple perfection

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It’s always nice to get a few messages from friends on your birthday, isn’t it?

Well, if you happen to be Robert Downey Jr., you get more than just a few.

Not to mention the fact that some are video messages from the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, casually wishing you the best from what looks like the Men in Black: International set.

Here’s the video, in all its glory:

Happy birthday

Chris Hemsworth’s birthday video message to Robert Downey Jr. is simple perfection

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It’s always nice to get a few messages from friends on your birthday, isn’t it?

Well, if you happen to be Robert Downey Jr., you get more than just a few.

Not to mention the fact that some are video messages from the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, casually wishing you the best from what looks like the Men in Black: International set.

Here’s the video, in all its glory:

Happy birthday

Chris Hemsworth’s birthday video message to Robert Downey Jr. is simple perfection

TwitterFacebook

It’s always nice to get a few messages from friends on your birthday, isn’t it?

Well, if you happen to be Robert Downey Jr., you get more than just a few.

Not to mention the fact that some are video messages from the likes of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, casually wishing you the best from what looks like the Men in Black: International set.

Here’s the video, in all its glory:

Happy birthday

Emilia Clarke having ‘Brexit distraction’ drinks with Emma Thompson is a national mood

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Watching from the sidelines as Brexit plays out is really stressful. No one really knows what’s going on, or how it’s all gonna pan out. It’s the kind of thing that just makes you want a big ol’ drink just thinking about it. 

Apparently, this goes for celebrities as wellGame of Thrones star Emilia Clarke just posted a photo on Instagram from the set of her upcoming movie Last Christmas (which is exactly what it sounds like: a holiday romance based on the 1984 Wham! hit song). 

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